Responding to the universal call to holiness

On a recent pilgrimage of thanksgiving to Italy with some of the leaders of our Archdiocesan Synod, I had the privilege of spending a few days with them in Assisi. I have been enamored with Assisi for nearly four decades. The medieval art and architecture are unparalleled, the vistas breathtaking, the citizens unfailingly kind and the pastas amazing, especially in truffle season. But what really distinguishes Assisi for me is the way in which the city continues to offer an encounter with Francis and Clare.   

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